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    QMS & EMS London: LAND AND WATER USE OF CONSUMER PRODUCTS

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    Source : qualitymanagementlondon.blogspot.co.uk

    QMS & EMS London

    A smartphone uses nearly 13,000 litres of water and 18 square metres of land, the study found, with two fifths due to pollution during manufacturing and assembly.

    A pair of leather boots requires 14,500 litres of water, but this rises to 25,000 litres where leather tanneries dump untreated chemicals into the environment, according to the report.

    A 100g bar of chocolate uses 2.5m² of land and 1,400 litres of water, while a t-shirt requires four litres of water and just over 4m² of land, the research revealed.

    Read the full article at http://qualitymanagementlondon.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/land-and-water-use-of-consumer-products.html